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Feb 10, 2013 8:30am PST
through college. that law was a consequence of congress's fear of the success of the soviet union's launch of sputnik. now, president obama has said that we're again in a sputnik moment, that we need to react the way that congress did and think about where are we headed and what the nature of our society is and what the real threats are. for example, the national defense education act, i think, needs to be updated today with something like a national defense education information and knowledge act, something that would provide subsidies to get more graduates of colleges and universities among ordinary people who are quite capable of succeeding in a knowledge-based global economy, because if we don't have a work force that's productive and creative, it's going to have, and is having, a negative impact in terms of our security. >> hinojosa: so what is it that yowanteople to do, professor bowie? >> well, know what you're consuming and why. try to use it to empower not only yourself and your communities. i was an advisor to the knight commission that studied the types of content needed in orde
PBS
Feb 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
in his annual state of the union address. we have more on president obama's campaign styles issue push and the tools of his command from amy walter, national editor for the cook political report and christie parsons, white house correspondent for the "chicago tribune," "los angeles times" and six other papers. the president has been faulted for not going to war for w the issues with congress to push his priorities in the past. is this different? >> this is different. you remember in the first term he tried to do this in a more traditional way. he sat down with members of congress had rahm emanuel go over to work out the details. is and it took a while to pass health care reform and it was a really important moment for president and i think what he learned from that, what we saw over the first term was that going out and talking to people around the country, broadcasting his own meage, explaining it in his own words he felt was more effective and i think the white house felt that put them ahead of the message war when they let the president talk and explain things and do it without the
PBS
Feb 7, 2013 4:30pm PST
capal managent. >> tom: president obama is once again pushing for a big deal to reduce the deficit. in a preview of the themes he'll lay out in next week's state of the union address, the president told house democrats today he'd press for a big agenda covering everything from fairness, and jobs to deficits and debt. darren gersh has more. >> reporter: with just a few weeks to go before automatic across the board spending cuts kick in, the president told fellow democrats his state of the union address next week will call for a change in course. >> i am prepared, eager and anxious to do a big deal, a big package, that ends this governance by crisis where every two weeks, or every two months, or every six months, we are threatening this hard-won recovery. >> reporter: republicans may not applaud during that part of the speech. they've blasted the president for offering symbolic solutions like a tax on corporate airplanes that would raise enough money to cover one month week of the automatic spending cuts know collectively as the sequester. given the stand off, analysts now predict th
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